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Job Description


Gap personnel acting as an employment agency are currently recruiting for Retail Assistant Manager on a permanent basis based in Reading.


You will be passionate, friendly, helpful, and treating everyone with respect. But also, super-efficient - doing more for customers with less.

When things get tough (which they will), you’ll take control and get fast, impressive results through your team. You’ll always lead by example - rolling up your sleeves and getting the job done. It’s how you’ll encourage everyone else to give that little bit more.


· Making sure the shop floor runs smoothly,

· Meet the store’s monthly targets and handle budgets,

· Assign the duties of all employees in their store,

· Recruit and train staff,

· Deal with any enquiries and complaints and monitor customer service,

· Serve customers as needed,

· Put together the rotas and shifts,

· Check that the products you sell are well displayed,

· Managing deliveries.


· Knowledge of business and management principles,

· Ability to work under pressure and meet deadline,

· Knowledge of human resources management practices and procedures,

· Ability to work in a fast-paced environment,

· Ability to motivate others,

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills,

· Ability to prioritize work,

· Full driving license,

· Strong leadership and problem-solving skills,

· Excellent multitasking skills,

· Minimum of 3 years of experience on managerial position in retail sector.


Based on rota. Shifts vary and you will be covering between 8-12 hour shifts across 7 days a week.


from £33,815.00 per annum


· 20 days holiday rising to 25 days, plus bank holidays,

· Health Cash Plan,

· Gym membership discounts,

· Discounted cinema tickets,

· Money off holidays,

· Sick pay,

· Recognition at long service awards,

· Maternity, paternity and adoption leave after 2 years,

· Access to an online wellness portal,

· 24/7 Employee Assistant Programme.

Free on-site parking, on good public transport route, ongoing work and a friendly working atmosphere.

Sound like the job for you? Click APPLY to upload your CV and one of our friendly team will be in contact.

Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Successful applications will be contacted within 1 week of the closing date. Thank you for your interest in this role.

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